Agricultural Decision Making: Anthropological Contributions by Peggy F. Barlett

By Peggy F. Barlett

Agricultural choice Making: Anthropological Contributions to Rural improvement offers the impression of farmers' offerings in agricultural construction. This booklet discusses how person judgements make certain loved ones earnings and health, capital requisites, land use, and the adoption of technology.

Organized into 3 elements encompassing 14 chapters, this ebook starts off with an summary of the theoretical and methodological questions in regards to the use of formal types in comparing the choices open to farmers. this article then explores the styles of agricultural offerings inside one rural neighborhood. different chapters ponder the consequences of decision-making examine for agricultural improvement coverage and discover the decision-making context of relief courses. This ebook discusses in addition the affects of nonagricultural possible choices on agricultural judgements. the ultimate bankruptcy offers with quite a few coverage and improvement courses for agricultural development.

This booklet is a worthy source for fiscal anthropologists, historians, economists, agricultural economists, rural sociologists, psychologists, farmers, and learn workers.

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